Thales Alenia Space architects design and deliver high technology solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures.
Thales has delivered the current THOR-6 satellite, operated by Telenor Satellite Broadcasting, which was launched in October 2009. It carries equipment offering both TV- and telecommunication services in the Nordic & Baltics, East & Central Europe and the Middle East.
Thales is a close partner of the European Space Agency (ESA) and a major contributor to the International Space Station (ISS). Norwegians around the globe use our technology regularly, whether they use the Galileo navigation satellites or the Iridium satellite communication network.
Thor-6 satellite launched into space on October 29th 2009. It remains active under the ownership of Telenor Satellite Broadcasting.